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PianoArts 2018: Concert by the Masters
Ann Schein, world-acclaimed interpreter of Frédéric Chopin’s music, will perform Chopin’s Sonata No. 3 in B minor. Joyce Yang, a leading pianist in the newest generation of virtuosi, will delight with selections from Edvard Grieg’s beloved Lyric Pieces. She will join Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra violinists Margot Schwartz and Dylana Leung, violist Robert Levine, and cellist Scott Tisdel to perform Robert Schumann’s glorious Piano Quintet in E-flat major. Tickets are available at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts box office: $15 students, $25 adults. Ask about discounts for Family Packs. Visit www.wilson-center.com or call 262-781-9520. Full Festival Pass: Adults - $95; Full Festival Pass: Students - $70
PianoArts 2018: Panel Discussion
Valuable insights about building a career in the arts, with a question and answer session, will be led by a distinguished panel of arts administrators and professional musicians. Joining the panel will be Bret Dorhout, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Vice President of Artistic Planning & Operations, and Elaine Schmidt, Music Journalist, Editor, and Broadcaster. Other panelists will represent artistic operations from the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts and the Artist Concert Series of Sarasota. One of the festival’s most popular sessions, we encourage musicians, who are preparing for careers in music or preparing for careers in other disciplines while continuing involvement with music, to attend. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
PianoArts 2018: Seminar: Playing Concertos.
PianoArts 2018 presents a seminar on verbal and non-verbal communication titled "Playing Concertos. Thoughts From the Podium." Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor Yaniv Dinur will serve as the seminar leader and conductor for this day-long seminar on playing with orchestras, featuring PianoArts semifinalists, MSO musicians, and pianist Steven Ayers in the Dawes Theater at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center. 9:30 a.m. Maestro Dinur will share his experiences as a concert pianist and as a conductor performing a concerto with a piano soloist and orchestra. Included in his presentation will be the pre-rehearsal meeting with the conductor to prepare for the rehearsal. 10:00 a.m. MSO musicians and PianoArts semifinalists will explore communication techniques, demonstrating with four concertos. 1:00 p.m. Demonstrations will continue with another three concertos. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
PianoArts 2018: Final Concerto Round & Awards Concert
The grand finale of the competition and festival features three finalists performing concertos with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra and Associate Conductor Yaniv Dinur. At the conclusion of the performances and the jury’s deliberation, the jury and Aristo Sham will present the 2018 prizes, awards, and fellowships for Milwaukee Residencies. Tickets are available at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts box office: $15 students, $25 adults. Ask about discounts for Family Packs. www.wilson-center.com or 262-781-9520 Full Festival Pass: Adults - $95; Full Festival Pass: Students - $70 The program and performers will be announced and listed on http://pianoarts.org/education/final-concerto-round-awards-concert-june-5-at-730-p-m/ on Monday, June 4. Concerto Conversation at 5:00 p.m. in the Atrium: Join Meaghan Heinrich, well known for her extensive insight about music, for an interactive conversation about the concertos to be performed during the evening. Free. Audiences will also enjoy Piano Promenades, another free festival event at 6:00 p.m in the Dawes Theater. One of PianoArts’ most popular events during the competition and festival, semifinalists perform their favorite pieces prior to the Finals & Awards Concert. The program and performers will be announced and listed on http://pianoarts.org/education/finale-free-festival-events-june-5/ on Monday, June 4.
PianoArts 2018: CommunityArts
Meet, greet, and hear winning performances by the PianoArts 2018 finalists who will perform that evening with the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra in the Final Round & Awards Concert. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
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